Steve Byrne Biography
Steve Byrne is a stand-up comedian and actor who is based in the United States. His several stand-up comedy hour specials, as well as his creation, writing, and starring in Sullivan & Son, as well as his role as writer and director of the feature film The Opening Act, have brought him the most fame. The frontman for the popular boy band Sausage Party, which has fans all over the world, he is widely known.
Steve Byrne Age
Steve was born on July 21, 1974, in Freehold, New Jersey. He is 48 years old.
Steve Byrne Family
Steve was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, despite the fact that he was born in Freehold, New Jersey. Steve’s mother is of Korean descent, and his father is of Irish ancestry. He has ancestors who hail from both Ireland and Korea. William Byrne is Steve’s younger brother. Steve is the older brother. The bibimbap recipe that his grandma made is by far his favorite dish.
Steve Byrne Wife | Jessica Byrne
Byrne is a parent to two children and is happily married to his wife, Jessica Byrne. Los Angeles is where Steve makes his home. Steve considers himself a die-hard supporter of the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has been a hockey player since he was six years old and is a devotee of the game. The players Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby, Jaromir Jagr, and Dave Bolland are at the top of my list of favorites. Dean Martin was his childhood hero growing up. The movies Superman, Swingers, Made, and True Romance, as well as MacGruber, are some of his favorites. Additionally, Steve is an ardent supporter of the British band Oasis.
Steve Byrne Sullivan & Son
The television show Sullivan & Son, a sitcom that airs on TBS and was co-created by Steve and Rob Long, had its debut in the summer of 2012. TBS decided to order a second season of the show after the first season saw a great deal of success during its run during the summer. Season Two premiered during the summer of 2013.
Following the success of the show, which garnered an average of 2.4 million viewers each episode, the producers decided to bring it back for a third season, which would consist of 13 episodes and will premiere in the summer of 2014. On a daily basis, the show had 2 million viewers. In order to promote Sullivan & Son thin 2005, Byrne once again went on the road with the other comedians and co-stars of the program, namely Owen Benjamin, Ahmed Ahmed, and Roy Wood Jr.
In 2006, he performed a gig for Comedy Central and for the military stationed at Fort Irwin. Byrne left on his own USO tour of Afghanistan in June of 2008, then traveled to Japan and Guam in July of 2009, and then returned to Afghanistan in 2010. In 2013, he expressed his gratitude to members of the armed forces by participating in a USO tour alongside his fellow comedians from Sullivan and Son.
He has participated in a number of national comedy tours, some of which include The Jameson Comedy Tour, Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Tour, The Camel Cigarettes Sin City Tour, and his very own national Myspace tour.
He has served as an opening act for a variety of well-known musical bands, including Kanye West, Mariah Carey on her Charmbracelet Tour, Modest Mouse, Puddle of Mudd, Spoon, Rev. Horton Heat, and Kings of Leon, among many others. Byrne has performed on tour with the comedy group “The Kims of Comedy,” which also featured Mad TV’s Bobby Lee and Ken Jeong, star of NBC’s “Community” and “The Hangover.”
In the beginning of 2011, he participated in The Comedy Road Show alongside Vince Vaughn and Kevin James in order to promote the movie The Dilemma. This tour took place all over the country. He joined Lisa Lampanelli, Gabriel Iglesias, and Russell Peters on The New Majority Tour during the summer of 2011, and they traveled the country together. Since 2005, Byrne has been performing stand-up comedy as a headliner at comedy clubs all across the country. He is now on tour as part of his preparations for his fourth hour-long special.
Steve Byrne Comedian
It was on September 30, 1997, at Stand Up New York that he made his stage debut for the very first time.
The first half of 2018 was spent by Steve Byrne as the director of the documentary “Always Amazing,” which was about the headliner, magician, and comic The Amazing Johnathan who performed in Las Vegas. The documentary was screened at the Hollywood Now Festival, the All Things Comedy Festival, and the Vancouver Just for Laughs Film Festival, where it was awarded the prize for the best documentary film at the Sydney Lift-Off Festival. It also received a special mention at the Los Angeles Lift-Off Festival. The year 2019 will see the release of Always Amazing.
During the years 2017 and 2018, while Byrne was traveling for work, he worked on a screenplay about his early days performing stand-up comedy. The film was eventually given the go-ahead, and Steve Byrne wrote and directed his first feature picture, titled The Opening Act. Jimmy O. Yang, Alex Moffat, and Cedric the Entertainer were among the cast members of the film. 2019 will see the debut of the movie in theaters.
Beginning his career as a stand-up comedian in New York City, Steve honed his skills there for the first seven years of his professional life. It was common knowledge that he was completely preoccupied with the idea of performing on stage as frequently as possible. He is reported to have said that over those seven years he worked seven days a week and worked every single night he could, including New Year’s Eve, Christmas Eve, and other holidays, in order to complete as many sets as humanly feasible.
In 2003, he broke the record for most sets performed in one night by a comedian by filming the documentary film 13 or Bust. In this film, he did 13 shows in one night in every comedy club in Manhattan, which was the previous record. It can be downloaded as a free podcast from iTunes at any time.
Steve’s first stand-up special, titled Comedy Central Presents Steve Byrne, was broadcast on Comedy Central for the first time in 2006. Steve Byrne’s Happy Hour was the name of the one-hour program that Byrne starred in and hosted for Comedy Central in 2008. The Byrne Identity was the title of his subsequent one-hour show that aired on Comedy Central on the evening of Sunday, July 25, 2010. In addition, Byrne was a featured comedian on The Tonight Show, where he made 10 appearances, and he appeared as a guest on the NBC sitcom The Real Wedding Crashers.
He has been on Chappelle’s Show, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, @midnight, The History Channel’s “History of the Joke,” Mad TV’s 300th episode, and Super Bowl ads on CBS with Prince and again with Bill Cowher. He has also hosted his own talk show, Chappelle’s Show, which airs on HBO.
The Late Late Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Last Call with Carson Daly, BET’s ComicView, ABC’s Good Morning America, and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend have all shown his stand-up comedy routines.
He has performed stand-up comedy at a variety of festivals, including the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Las Vegas, the TBS Very Funny Festival in Chicago, the TBS Very Funny Festival in Toronto, and the CanWest Comedy Festival in Vancouver, among others. He has had an appearance on the comedy series “Live Nude Comedy” that airs on Showtime. Additionally, he has filmed a pilot for the G4 Network that is based on a Japanese game show called “Drunken Businessman.”
His Comedy Central Presents Half-Hour Special made its debut in 2006, and in 2007, fans participating in the Standup Showdown on comedycentral.com ranked it as the seventeenth most popular Comedy Central Presents program of all time. In addition to that, he triumphed in the MySpace Standup Or Sitdown contest that was held on TBS.
He has appeared in supporting roles in a few movies, including The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, which starred Jeremy Piven and was produced by Will Ferrell; Four Christmases, which starred Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon; and Couples Retreat, which starred Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau. He has also appeared in a few other films. He made an appearance on Conan on July 16th.
He has appeared on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno nine times and has become a regular on the program. In 2014, on February 8th, he traveled to New York City to film his three-hour special titled “Champion,” which is now available to watch online at Netflix. In addition to his tour, he is now working on the content for his upcoming four-hour special, which will be titled “Tell the Damn Joke.”
Steve Byrne Dane Cook
A while ago, Dane Cook and Steve Byrne appeared as guests on the podcast WTF with Marc Maron. During Marc’s appearance on Dane’s podcast, he brought up the same old problem of his stealing content. They talked about that for a short while, but ultimately the conversation turned to another comic by the name of Steve Byrne. Dane was under the impression that Steve was taking his “essence.” It was a little strange, but I went with it.
Steve Byrne Happy Hour
Steve Byrne’s Happy Hour was the name of the one-hour program that Byrne starred in and hosted for Comedy Central in 2008. The Byrne Identity was the title of his subsequent one-hour show that aired on Comedy Central on the evening of Sunday, July 25, 2010. In addition to that, Byrne was a featured performer on The Tonight Show, where he made 10 appearances, and he also appeared on the NBC comedy The Real Wedding Crashers.
Steve Byrne Podcast
Along with his co-host, Gary Cannon, Steve’s popular podcast, The Gentlemen’s Dojo, made its debut on All Things Comedy at the end of August 2015 and is a project that both of them are very passionate about. Byrne is also working on the development of his next effort into scripted television as well as a feature film project that he has written that is based on his early years performing stand-up comedy.
Steve Byrne Irvine Improv
Byrne has stated that becoming a paid regular at The Comedy Cellar in New York City, as well as The Comedy Store and Hollywood Improv in Los Angeles, is one of the greatest triumphs he has achieved as a stand-up comedian.
Steve Byrne Net Worth
Steve has an estimated net worth of $5 million.